Vintage Thai Sterling Silver Niello Cigarette Case with War Elephants c1970 (3097)
A sterling silver and niello work cigarette case from Tahiland. The front depicts two war elephants in combat surrounded by decorative patterns. The case is slightly curved for increase comfort when carried in a pocket. Inside it is marked Thailand Sterling Thaina and has a makers stamp. The interior has a swirled pattern finish and gilt finished spring retainers. It dates to the 1960's or 70's and is a quality example and heavier than usual.
Hinge and catch good, working fine. Small indent along top edge of the front, light scratches to the reverse.
Length: 10 cm
Height: 8 cms
Weight: 104 grams
Stock Code: 3097 MR23-4
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